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Positive Choices, Powerful Lives: Dream Warriors

Nov. 26 2013 | Tags: ,

On October 29th, Alternatives For Girls held its annual Positive Choices, Powerful Lives event at the Detroit Historical Museum. The event raised more than $26,000 for AFG, and had over 100 attendees. The guests heard inspirational stories from three young ...Read More

AFG Blog: Becoming a Good Student

Nov. 26 2013 | Tags: , , ,

On October 29th, Rosa, a member of AFG’s Prevention program, gave this speech at AFG’s “Dream Warriors” event. Good evening everybody. My name is Rosa Morales and I am 15 years old. This is my second year in AFG’s after-school ...Read More

Prevention Halloween Party

Nov. 26 2013 | Tags: ,

On October 30th, AFG’s halls were filled with colorful monsters, bumble bees, and princesses. Prevention’s annual Halloween Party attendees spent the night enjoying Halloween food and treats, dancing away to Halloween hits, and trick-or-treating around AFG’s building. One evening highlight ...Read More

“I’ve seen how it’s changed peoples’ lives”

Nov. 26 2013 | Tags: , , ,

“It seemed like a good opportunity to do something different,” explains Brittany. Brittany has been a part of the Know Risks Peer Education team at AFG for almost two years. But before joining the team, she didn’t always feel like ...Read More

Project Giving Tree

Oct. 28 2013 |

As you begin making out your lists for holiday gift giving, we hope that you will remember Alternatives For Girls’ (AFG) Project Giving Tree!  Contributions that we received from people like you helped us to ensure a sparkling and joyous ...Read More

Blog: Rise N’ Shine

Sep. 19 2013 | Tags: , , ,

Rise N' Shine Posted on August 26, 2013 by Rajanae and Ciara About the bloggers: Rajane is 19 years old, and a three year Youth Leader for  Rise N’ Shine. Ciara is 18 years old and a Youth Leader for ...Read More

Dream Warriors

Sep. 19 2013 |

This October, we invite you to join Alternatives For Girls as we support homeless and at-risk girls and young women who are being empowered to make positive choices and live powerful lives. During the program, you will learn more about ...Read More

2014 Role Model Awards Call For Nominations

Sep. 12 2013 |

AFG is now accepting nominations for our 2014 Role Model Awards. We invite you to nominate an extraordinary woman who you think would make an excellent AFG Role Model. Complete criteria, along with a writable nominations form, can be found ...Read More

Concert to Benefit AFG

Aug. 2 2013 |

On August 17th at the Redford Theater at 7 pm, Cecil Cosey and BlackStar Entertainment are hosting a concert featuring Robert Curry of Day 26 and many others. They are going to donate 50% of the event proceeds to AFG. ...Read More

Blog: Teen Outreach Program

Jul. 31 2013 |

Posted on July 31, 2013 by Angelique About the blogger: Angelique is 17  years old and has been a Know Risks Peer Educator for about 17 months.  She will graduate from high school in June  2014. The Teen Outreach Program ...Read More

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